Photos: USS John S. McCain Arrives Pier Side in Yokosuka, Japan
After greater than 2 months aboard the hefty lift vessel MV Treasure, the USS John S. McCain got here a UNITED STATE Navy base in Yokosuka where it will certainly undertake repair work following its crash with a vessel inAugust
John S. McCain got here in Tokyo Bay aboard heavy-lift transportation vessel December 5, where it secured as teams gotten ready for the offload.
The Arleigh Burke- course guided-missile destroyer left Singapore for Yokosuka on October 5, however was drawn away to Subic Bay, Philippines as a result of inadequate weather as well as to fix splits in the ship’s hull found after the ship leftSingapore While at support in Subic Bay, specialists evaluated the splits as well as established the ship required extra blocks under it to sustain as well as disperse its weight on the hefty lift vessel. McCain left Subic Bay for the last stretch of its trip on November 28.
John S. McCain will certainly be fixed by united state Naval Ship Repair Facility-Japan Regional Maintenance Center in Yokosuka prior to going back to solution in united state Seventh Fleet.
McCain was associated with a crash with the vendor vessel Alnic MC while underway eastern of the Straits of Malacca as well as Singapore onAug 21. After the case the ship drew right into Changi Naval Base, Singapore where McCain staff participants, specialists as well as scuba divers prepared the destroyer for her trip back to Japan by covering broken areas of the hull as well as positioning essential systems in layup upkeep.
Here are some images of the transportation, offload as well as arrival pierside atFleet Activities Yokosuka